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Returns the version of the current operating system.


Get ( SystemVersion )



Data type returned 


Originated in 

FileMaker Pro 6.0 or earlier



6.1 for Windows 7

6.3 for Windows 8.1

10.0 for Windows 10

10.14 for macOS version 10.14

<operating system or device> <web browser> <browser version> for FileMaker WebDirect

FileMaker WebDirect: For <operating system or device>, returns:

Win for a Windows operating system

Mac for a macOS operating system

Linux for a Linux operating system

iPad for iPad

iPhone for iPhone

iPod for iPod touch

Android for an Android device

Other for an unknown operating system or device

FileMaker WebDirect: For <web browser>, returns:

Safari for the Safari browser

IE for the Internet Explorer browser

Chrome for the Chrome browser

Other for an unknown browser

For browser version, returns the version of the web browser accessing FileMaker WebDirect.

Example 1 

Returns 10.14 when the current operating system is macOS version 10.14.

Returns iPad Safari 12.0 for iPad using FileMaker WebDirect in Safari version 12.0.

Returns Win Chrome 74.0 for a Windows computer using FileMaker WebDirect in Chrome version 74.0.

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